California City Advances Commercial Organics Recycling
Seven grocery stores are participating in Cupertino’s Food Recovery Challenge (example of container above). A total of 2,000 tons of food waste has been diverted.

City of Cupertino receives U.S. EPA Innovation Award for integrating its ambitious food waste reduction goals with its waste hauler.
Molly Farrell Tucker
BioCycle January 2014, Vol. 55, No. 1, p. 36

Getting The Public Tuned In To Food Waste Reduction
Food waste reduction

Federal initiatives and local pilot projects are part of an outreach campaign to reduce food waste in U.S. households.
Marsha W. Johnston
BioCycle November 2013, Vol. 54, No. 11, p. 17


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Tightening The Belt By Reducing Food Waste
Training staff on how to trim produce, fruit and meat can minimize the amount of food wasted.

Improved trimming skills, dating items to ensure the oldest is used first and daily fresh deliveries are among source reduction steps used by grocers and food service companies.
Sarah Dominguez and Laura Moreno
BioCycle November 2012, Vol. 53, No. 11, p. 29